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Zoe Saldana Has a Message for People Scared of the “Latinization of America”

"Shut up, and deal with it. Adjust your laws, because it's not going away."


In an interview with Latina Magazine for her January cover, Zoe Saldana was asked what she would say “to those who are scared by the Latinization of America.” Saldana answered,

You can’t kill us. You can’t send us back. We are millions and millions here because it is our time to migrate. We are the youngest culture. We are doing what your people did. So shut up and just deal with it. Adjust your laws, because it’s not going away. If anything, I want to give them a hug, and say, “It’s okay. It’s new. Don’t be scared. We’re great people. We’re gonna do great and better things for your country. Trust me.” We’re not angry either. We’re a culture that isn’t angry.

Take note, Trump and co: it’s time to shut up and deal.

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